Vauxhall, AB –
The Jets won both games vs the Okotoks Dawgs on a cool and windy day in Vauxhall. Game 1 saw the Jets come out on top by a score of 6-3. Paul Schaak started on the mound going 3 innings allowing 1 hit, 1 run, 3 K’s and 3 BB’s. Chad Hodges threw 1 2/3 innings allowing 1 hit, 1 run, 2 K’s and 4 BB’s. Levi Westerlund threw the next 2 innings allowing 0 hits, 1 run, 2 K’s and 4 BB’s. Victor Caruso earned the save going 1/3 of an inning getting the Dawgs to pop up with the bases loaded in the top of the 7th of inning. Offensively, the Jets were led by Kym Barthel who was 2 for 3 with a run scored. Ben Douglas was 1 for 4 with a run scored. Shane Zimmer was 1 for 2 with 2 runs scored. Brendan Hendriks was 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI. Brant Hittel was 1 for 2 with a double and 2 RBI’s.
Game 2 saw a very well pitched game by both clubs. The Jets won by a score of 1-0 in the bottom of the 8th on a Dawgs error. Brody McDonald started on the mound throwing the ball well going 3 innings allowing 3 hits with 5 K’s and 2 BB’s. Taylor Simmonds threw the next 3 innings allowing 0 hits with 6 K’s and 3 BB’s. Justin Davies earned the victory going 2 innings allowing 0 hits with 5 K’s and 2 BB’s. Offensively the Jets were led by Kym Barthel who was 1 for 3. Ben Douglas was also 1 for 3. Brendan Hendriks was also 1 for 3 and scored the winning run. Nick Koh rounded out the offense also going 1 for 3.
The win pushes the Jets overall record to 18 – 7. Next action is next Saturday May 7th in Vauxhall vs the Great Falls Chargers.